Latest news

Filter by type and date
Jan1

Public meeting to transform rural south west communities through new place-based approach

A new place-based approach will allow Stirling’s rural south west communities to influence the transformation of their local public services. Stirling Council is developing a placed-based approach that seeks to plan, design, and deliver services differently around people, families and communities. Rural south west communities, including Arnprior, Balfron, Buchanan, Buchlyvie, Carron Valley, Croftamie, Drymen, Fintry, Gargunnock,... more…

Jan1

Transformation of council's waste service wins prestigious national award

Stirling Council has won a prestigious national award as team of the year for the innovative project which transformed the region’s waste collection. The council’s waste service picked up the SOLACE Best Team prize at the COSLA Excellence Awards, which showcase the very best projects in local government, for the implementation of the waste collection Alternative Delivery Model (ADM). The waste service team enjoyed a double... more…

Jan1

New funding will deliver employment support to vulnerable in Stirling

Stirling Council, in partnership with local authorities in Falkirk and Clackmannanshire and Forth Valley NHS, has been awarded a contract to deliver employment support for some of the region’s most vulnerable people. A bid, which covered the Forth Valley area, successfully won a contract to deliver employment support from April 2018 as part of the Scottish Government’s ‘Fair Start’ programme. Stirling will be boosted... more…

Jan1

Councillors refuse changes to planning conditions of unit at Springkerse Retail Park

Stirling Council’s Planning Panel have continued a consistently expressed position on differentiating between the retail offering of the city centre with the nearby Springkerse Retail Park. The Planning Panel voted to refuse an application that would have meant a retail unit doubling the floor space devoted to the display of goods usually found on sale in the city centre. The applicant asked for an alteration to planning permission... more…

Jan1

Launch of Stirling Monopoly sees Stirling Castle land top Mayfair address

An official Stirling version of Monopoly has hit stores today – with Stirling Castle landing the top Mayfair address. A high profile launch ceremony at Stirling Castle has revealed what 34 leading Stirling landmarks will replace the famous London Monopoly addresses, such as Old Kent Road and Park Lane. At the launch ceremony Stirling Castle and The Wallace Monument were announced as having landed on the board’s two leading... more…

Jan1

Community Council consultation launched

Stirling Council has launched a new consultation into the way Community Councils function across the Stirling area. At a special full Council Meeting, Councillors agreed to a review of the local authority’s Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils and accompanying Code of Conduct. The initial consultation process will be held over two 8 weeks periods - any amendments to proposals would then be put out for a final 4 week... more…

Jan1

Planning application rejected for Bannockburn battlefield site

At a special Stirling Council Meeting on Wednesday, Councillors unanimously refused planning permission in principle for a “major development” at a part of the Bannockburn battle site. The proposals sought planning permission in principle of up to 250 homes at land between the Bannock Burn, New Line Road and west of Glasgow Road.Planning officers had recommended the proposals were rejected by the Council. Among the 13 points... more…

Jan1

Councillors back conversion of former 'Black Bull Hotel', Killearn for housing

Councillors have backed plans to bring one of Killearn’s oldest and most prominent buildings back into use. Members of the Planning and Regulations Panel have approved a conversion of the landmark building at 2 The Square, Killearn. The proposed residential units are to comprise six two bedroom and eight three bedroom flats. The site is located within the Killearn Conservation Area, which is part of the historic core of the... more…

Jan1

Innovative waste service delivery shortlisted at COSLA Excellence Awards

An innovative project designed to transform Stirling Council’s waste collection service has made it through to the final stage of the COSLA Excellence Awards. The council’s Waste Service Alternative Delivery Model (ADM) has received a silver award for being shortlisted among the top 3 nominees in the Delivering Better Services category, after impressing a team of assessors from across Local Government. The COSLA Excellence... more…

Jan1

Stirling's focus on digital technology to enhance the visitor experience for both tourists and residents

Stirling’s focus on digital and interactive technology will enhance the visitor experience for both tourists and residents. Attracting 250,000 more visitors per annum and positioning Stirling as an “economic and cultural powerhouse” is at the heart of Stirling’s ambitious City Region Deal. In order to truly drive this ambition, Stirling’s new Tourism and Events Strategy will set out a clear direction for... more…

Jan1

Glass collection changes from fortnightly to every four weeks

Your new waste and recycling collection calendar is available online. The online calendar allows all residents to enter your postcode to check the dates of your future collections days, and features the option of printing off a handy calendar. Following customer feedback, the glass collection will move from fortnightly to every 4 weeks, providing a simpler presentation model for residents. Paper copies of your collection calendar will be... more…


Rate this page